Survey Showing Demand for Entrepreneurship Training and Education in Africa

Survey Targets 1,000 Entrepreneurs Across Five African Countries NAIROBI, Kenya, July 24, 2015 (APO-OPA) – On the eve of U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, GeoPoll (http://www.geopoll.com), the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department released a survey of 1,000 business owners throughout sub-Saharan Africa on entrepreneurship in… Read More Survey Showing Demand for Entrepreneurship Training and Education in Africa

Alliance for Affordable Internet launches to stimulate global policy reform to lower access costs to users

ABUJA, Nigeria, October 7, 2013/ — Today, a diverse group of private and public sector players came together to launch the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI – http://www.a4ai.org), a coalition to lead policy and regulatory reform and spur action to drive down artificially high internet prices in developing countries. By advocating for open, competitive and… Read More Alliance for Affordable Internet launches to stimulate global policy reform to lower access costs to users

Made in Africa TV | AfriGadget TV | African ingenuity on the Air

The production company Made in Africa TV is taking AfriGadget to the East African airwaves to inspire millions of viewers to become active creators of new and ingenious products, themselves. Made in Africa TV plans to produce AfriGadget as separate programs in each of the Kenyan, Tanzanian and Ugandan television markets. A local presenter will… Read More Made in Africa TV | AfriGadget TV | African ingenuity on the Air

Made in Africa TV | AfriGadget TV | African ingenuity on the Air

The production company Made in Africa TV is taking AfriGadget to the East African airwaves to inspire millions of viewers to become active creators of new and ingenious products, themselves. Made in Africa TV plans to produce AfriGadget as separate programs in each of the Kenyan, Tanzanian and Ugandan television markets. A local presenter will… Read More Made in Africa TV | AfriGadget TV | African ingenuity on the Air

DISCUSSION FORUM on Trade and Sustainable Development

Which factors are necessary to the achievement of a positive relationship between Trade and Sustainable Development? ”Trade liberalization and sustainable development are not unavoidably incompatible. Trade liberalization can advance sustainable development goals, just as it can retard their achievement. The same can be said for foreign direct investment. Appropriate investment can spur sustainable development, but… Read More DISCUSSION FORUM on Trade and Sustainable Development

Google.org names TechnoServe a Strategic Partner in International Development

Google.org has also awarded TechnoServe a new multi-year grant of $3 million to expand the organization’s private-sector development efforts. The focus of the strategic partnership is to spur the growth of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which are vital to ending the cycle of poverty in developing countries. SMEs create the bulk of new ideas… Read More Google.org names TechnoServe a Strategic Partner in International Development